Some 747 children have been killed, 1.108 others injured and another 179 kidnapped since the conflict escalated in late March following the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen, Unicef said on Thursday.
Moreover, 724 children have been recruited by parties to the conflict in 2015, it said, pointing out that around 60 schools and 60 hospitals have been attacked, it said.
In previous statement, lit revealed that ongoing bombing and increased ground fighting has forced 2 million children to stop going to school and 6 million children at risk of deadly diseases like diarrhoea, measles and Polio.
There is 1.3 million children at risk of pneumonia and 1.8 at risk of suffering from acute malnutrition, it added.
Moreover, half of the internally displaced people, around 2.5 million, are below the age of 18, it said, pointing out that 10 million of the total of 21 million requiring humanitarian aid are children.
Around 6.000 people including over 2.700 civilians have been killed in the nine-months conflict, according to UN.
Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition appeared to have been responsible for most of the civilian casualties, the UN said.
Today, battles between the pro-government and Houthi forces continued in several provinces including Taiz and Jawf coinciding with airstrikes.